Hanoi Int’l Film Festival to feature 200 movies

The 2nd Hanoi International Film Festival themed ‘Asian-Pacific Cinema-Unity and Development’ will take place from November 25-29.

About 200 films from 38 countries and territories including Russia, China, South Korea, India, the UK, France and Germany will be shown at the event.

Many famous movies will be introduced also, such as ‘Amour’-the film that won the Palme d'Or Award at the Cannes International Film Festival 2012, by renowned director Michael Haneke; ‘A Separation’, by Iran Asghar Farhadi that won a series of awards such as the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2012 Oscar (U.S.A), the Golden Globe, the César (France) for Best Foreign Film in 2012, and the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2011; and ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’- the best film in 2011 in the UK.

Films will be screened at MegaStar, Lotte, August, Kim Dong and Ngoc Khanh cinemas, and the Vietnam Cinema Agency. In addition, workshops and exhibitions will be held for five days of the festival.

The festival includes categories in best feature film, best short film, best documentary, best director, best actor and best actress.

Ms.Ngo Phuong Lan, Director of the National Cinema Agency and chief organizer of the film festival said that Vietnam will present to the public 30 movies during the festival.

By V.Xuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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